Plugin Title Minimum Password Length
Cloud AZURE
Category Active Directory
Description Ensures that all Azure passwords require a minimum length
More Info Azure handles most password policy settings, including the minimum password length, defaulted to 8 characters.
AWS Link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/authentication/concept-sspr-policy#password-policies-that-only-apply-to-cloud-user-accounts
Recommended Action No action necessary. Azure handles password requirement settings.


Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  2. Select the "Search resources, services, and docs" option at the top and search for Azure Active Directory.
  3. Select the "Azure Active Directory." On the navigation panel, select the "Users" under Manage option.
  4. On the "Users" tab click on the "New User" option at the top.
  5. On the "New User" tab, click on the "Create user."
  6. Under the "Identity", enter details like "Username","Name", "First Name","Last Name".
  7. On the "Password" tab, click on the "Let me create the password."
  8. On the "Initial Tab" enter the password, and if it's less than eight characters, Azure will show the error.
  9. Repeat the above steps to create New User with pre-defined "Minimum Password Length."

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